Responding to the Texas Border Crisis

In recent months, Texas has seen a massive influx of unaccompanied minors reach the U.S. border. The majority of the unaccompanied children reaching the U.S. border are from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, most often leaving their homes because of violence in...

New Monthly Clinic to Begin in August

JFON DFW is pleased to announce the opening of a new monthly client intake clinic in Dallas at Arapaho United Methodist Church beginning August 14th. The clinic will run from 6-10 PM and will be held the second Thursday of each month thereafter. Walk-ins are not...

JFON DFW Names New Staff Attorney

Great news! JFON DFW has hired a new Staff Attorney! Maria Macias comes to us from Catholic Charities in Dallas, where she has been a staff attorney since 2011. She earned a degree in Business Administration at Baylor University and her degree in law at DePaul...

JFON DFW Searches for New Attorney

Justice For Our Neighbors Dallas-Fort Worth has launched its search for a new Staff Attorney. The position is being posted through several venues. What follows is a condensed version of the Posting. For the full text, or for more information, contact JFON DFW...

Celebrating Mary Beth Garcia

“Hats Off” and   “Happy Trails” The Justice For our Neighbors DFW Board of Directors  cordially invite you to join them in Celebrating Mary Beth Garcia’s 14 years of dedicated service and Wishing her well as she embarks on a new Journey in the private...

Immigration Experience a Big Success

  The Central Texas Conference offered a 2-hour Mission Experience for conference members to take difference-making action, including an Immigration Experience that was created and led by JFON Dallas-Fort Worth. JFON offered 4 advocacy options: writing postcards...

Your Action Needed in Support of S. 744

Here is where the S. 744 immigration reform bill is in the legislative process: The Senate will consider amendments to the bipartisan immigration reform bill as early as Monday, June 10th, and vote on the bill in late June. Key amendments will be considered regarding...

S. 744 – The Legislative Process

The material below maps out the anticipated timeline for the legislative process for immigration reform bill S. 744. It’s long, but every American should know this process and participate in it! This material is from Bill Mefford, National Director for Civil and...

JFON DFW to Begin Affordable Fee Plan

The Board of Directors at Justice For Our Neighbors DFW has approved a client see system that goes into effect June 1. As of that date, we will begin charging “affordable fees” to our clients for the services we provide. JFON has always provided its services free of...

JFON Organizing Prayer Vigils for Reform

JFON DFW has reached out to leaders across the North and Central Texas Conferences of the UMC to organize nearly 20 Family Unity Prayer Vigils in February and March, demonstrating the strength of support for immigration reform across the metroplex and Texas. These...